After a re-evaluation in light of recent negative news in the media over the on-going Software manipulation scandal. The Board of director have decided to cut the Porsche LMP & WEC program. They have now Joined Audi & VW who have made drastic cuts to their conventional fossil fuel Programs. So continues to be another bad week for flagship motor-sports after the shock of Mercedes pulling their DTM program. Also yet another set back for the WEC with only one big factory team all alone in the top class Toyota. Could this be the end of LMP-1 with to few teams would it be better to just move the much healthier LMP-2 to the fore & make that the Prototype specification for 2018. This story broke only few hrs ago on the German news & has still not made into the main English Language news feeds yet that I have seen of.